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The Trouble with Universal Education

With 60 million children still out of school, the international community should not simply postpone the same universal-education target until 2030.

Lomborg calls for an achievable, targeted, and cost-effective approach in his column for the world's largest syndication published in newspapers around the world.

Instead of aiming to improve billions of people’s circumstances slightly – at high cost – with the same promises that have been made since 1950, the international community should aim first to transform the lives of millions of children in Sub-Saharan Africa. This approach, if applied to all of the goals included in the international community’s next development agenda, would ensure that the world of 2030 is a much better place."

Read the full article here.

Find our full series of reports in regard to education targets here.